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Elite Anti-Kidnapping Unit Rescues American Judge

Colombia captors demanded $33K ransom

(Newser) - Colombian authorities say they've safely rescued a Los Angeles-area judge kidnapped almost a week ago while on vacation in the South American nation. Police say Judge Benny Osorio's captors had demanded a $33,000 ransom for his release. An elite anti-kidnapping unit using intelligence information rescued the judge...

DEA Agents Got Prostitute for Secret Service Agent: Probe
DEA Agents Got Prostitute
for Secret Service Agent

DEA Agents Got Prostitute for Secret Service Agent

They tried to destroy evidence, lie to investigators: report

(Newser) - The Drug Enforcement Administration's alleged role in the Secret Service prostitution scandal has been confirmed. A pair of DEA agents set up a liaison between a Secret Service agent and a prostitute in Colombia in April 2012, a Justice Department probe that is just now coming to light finds....

DEA Agents Probed for Hiring Colombian Prostitutes

Secret Service scandal spreads

(Newser) - Looks like Secret Service agents weren't the only feds misbehaving in Colombia. The Drug Enforcement Administration is investigating three of its agents for hiring prostitutes in the country, sources tell CBS . The investigation of the agents—who have been removed from Colombia—was opened based on information from a...

Secret Service Agent Named
 Secret Service Agent Named 
prostitution scandal

Secret Service Agent Named

Arthur Huntington at heart of the probe: unnamed source

(Newser) - Looks like it's time to name names in the Secret Service prostitution scandal. An insider tells CNN that the agent who argued over pay with an alleged hustler is one Arthur Huntington, who has left the Service. He won't talk to reporters, but his neighbors say the 41-year-old...

Booted Secret Service Agent Looks to Sue

More resignations expected

(Newser) - As the investigation into the Secret Service sex scandal unfolds, one of the agents driven out is set to sue, a congressional insider tells CBS News . Congress expects more resignations in the matter within days, according to Rep. Peter King. While reports have held that three agents have been forced...

Agents Boasted About Work to Prostitutes: Sources

This is not the scandal Obama needed before election

(Newser) - In another apparent security breach, Secret Service agents in Colombia bragged to prostitutes that they were in charge of protecting President Obama, sources tell ABC News . As they partied at a sex club, members of the president’s advance team allegedly boasted: “We work for Obama,” and “...

'Badass' Hillary Clinton Surfaces in Colombia

Hillary lets down her hair

(Newser) - While President Obama had his hands full with the Secret Service prostitute scandal in Colombia, Hillary Clinton was partying at a trendy cafe in Cartagena. It was badass turn No. 2 for Clinton, who's undergoing a reputation refurbishment as a take-no-guff secretary of state thanks to the Texts from...

Obama Demands Probe Into Secret Service Scandal

Prostitute scandal steals Colombia thunder

(Newser) - The Summit of the Americas is over, but the prostitution scandal involving Secret Service agents keeps on going, overshadowing what was supposed to be a chance to showcase Colombia to the international community, reports Reuters . "From nearly failed state to emerging global player—in less than a decade" is...

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